A Family at War (1970–1972)
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We Could Be a Lot Worse Off 

January 1942. Two security officers visit Edwin to gain information about John Porter. Some weeks ago they traced a transmitter in Belgium. When asking for name, rank and number of the ... See full summary »

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Colin Douglas ...
Edwin Ashton
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Jean Ashton
Colin Campbell ...
David Ashton
Coral Atkins ...
Sheila Ashton
Lesley Nunnerley ...
Margaret Porter
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Freda Ashton
David Dixon ...
Mark Jones ...
Michael Armstrong
John Alkin ...
Frank
Alan Bennion ...
Brent
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Dimmock
Robin Langford ...
Gerard Hely ...
Russell
Richard Hampton ...
First Sparks
Ron Pember ...
Hopkins
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January 1942. Two security officers visit Edwin to gain information about John Porter. Some weeks ago they traced a transmitter in Belgium. When asking for name, rank and number of the person calling, the answer was John Porter followed by some personal details. It could be a trick by the Germans, but it could also be John, locked up by a resistant group, who uses his technical skills for their own purpose. At the same time Robert is crossing the Atlantic Ocean with his ship, who is escorting a tanker with aviation fuel from New York to England. German submarines discover the squadron and blow up several of the ships, including Robert's. After a long time in the cold water and in a lifeboat, Robert dies. His body is thrown into the sea. Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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6 January 1971 (UK)  »

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